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on account of

Definition of on account of

  1. :  because of :  for the reason of <The game was canceled on account of the rain.> <They were treated badly on account of their beliefs.> <On account of his bad behavior, he will not be allowed to play with the new toy.>



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account
  1. :  reckoning, computation

    :  a record of debit and credit entries to cover transactions involving a particular item or a particular person or concern

    :  a statement of transactions during a fiscal period and the resulting balance

  1. :  to think of as :  consider

    :  to probe into :  analyze


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